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physicist , researcher

Naresh Chandra, Indian physicist, researcher. Research grantee Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 1991-1994, 95-98, Council of Scientific and Industry, New Delhi, 2002-2005, 06—; recipient Hari Om Ashram Prerit Research Endowment prize, 1996-1997.


Chandra, Naresh was born on August 7, 1946 in Meerut Cantt, India. Son of Luxmi Chandra and Savitri Devi.


Bachelor of Science, Meerut College, 1965. Master of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, The Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1972.


Postdoctoral research fellow Institute Chemical Physics, Pisa, Italy, 1973. Resident research associate National Aeronautics and Space Administration Godderd Space Flight Center, Maryland, 1974-1976. Visiting scientist, fellow Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India, 1977-1980.

Lecturer Punjabi University, Patiala, India, 1983-1985. Assistant professor Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1985-1991, associate professor, 1991—1997, professor, since 1997.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Journal Physical Chemistry, Journal Chemical Physics, Physical Review A, others.


  • Other Interests

    Music, swimming, yoga, reading.


Married Kuntesh Kumari, June 12, 1979 (deceased March 1994). 1 child; Married Lata Rani Bansal, June 6, 1994.

Luxmi Chandra

Savitri Devi

Kuntesh Kumari

Lata Rani Bansal